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  • as inclergy
  • as inministry
  • as inpriesthood

synonyms for ecclesiastics

  • priesthood
  • cardinalate
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • churchpersons
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
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How to use ecclesiastics in a sentence

Ecclesiastics, soldiers in active service, and persons receiving emolument from public funds are debarred from these offices.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Ecclesiastics and women might also be members of the Gild, but of course could not be burgesses.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
The long inactive, sluggish ecclesiastics suddenly seemed to feel the vigor to resist and the power to lead.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
What a marvelous opiate the ecclesiastics have been injecting into the minds of the masses!
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
I execrate the enslavement of the mind of our young children by the ecclesiastics.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
The exercise or the abuse of these powers and immunities speedily brought the Templars into collision with the ecclesiastics.
THE HISTORY OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS, THE TEMPLE CHURCH, AND THE TEMPLECHARLES G. ADDISON
Cromwell, having been so successful in the war of the sword, took up the pen against the Scottish ecclesiastics.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
The supreme legislation was in the council of Two Hundred; which was much influenced by ecclesiastics, or the consistory.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
Villages and towns rose around the castles of great Norman nobles and the cathedrals and abbeys of Norman ecclesiastics.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Mediæval writers (especially ecclesiastics) were in a difficulty in describing fairies.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ECCLESIASTICS

  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • cardinalate
  • churchpersons
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • ecclesiastics
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • priesthood
  • rabbinate
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.